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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Increase in the size of a tissue or organ as a result of an increase in cell size rather than increased numbers of cells (hyperplasia), though often both processes occur.

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hypertrophy

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Increase in the size of a tissue or organ as a result of an increase in cell size rather than increased numbers of cells (hyperplasia), though often both processes occur.

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hypertrophy

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 43 words.

An increase in the size of a tissue or organ due to an increase in the size of its component

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hypertrophy

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 43 words.

An increase in the size of a tissue or organ due to an increase in the size of its component

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hypertrophy

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 32 words.

Increase in the size of a tissue or organ as a result of an increase in cell size rather than

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hypertrophy

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

An increase in the size if an organ that is caused by an increase in cell size. Contrast hyperplasia.

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hypertrophy

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

An increase in the size of an organ that is caused by an increase in cell size. Contrast hyperplasia.

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hypertrophy

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

An increase in the size of an organ that is caused by an increase in cell size. Contrast hyperplasia.

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hypertrophy

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 23 words.

Growth of tissue by increase in the size of cells with no increase in the number of cells. See also

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hypertrophy

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 23 words.

Growth of tissue by increase in the size of cells with no increase in the number of cells. See also

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hypertrophy

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 22 words.

an increase in the size of a tissue or organ because of the increased volume of the component cells. See

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